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Database Officer at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The Worldwide Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit establishment that generates agricultural improvements to satisfy Africa’s most urgent challenges of starvation, malnutrition, poverty, and pure useful resource degradation. Working with numerous companions throughout sub-Saharan Africa, we enhance livelihoods, improve meals and vitamin safety, enhance employment, and protect pure useful resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a worldwide agriculture analysis partnership for a meals safe future.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Database Officer

Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2020-029
Location: Yola, Adamawa

Recruitment Sort: Nationwide (1-year renewable contract)


Profitable candidate will amongst different issues carry out the next duties:

  • Chargeable for information assortment, storage efforts and information entry into the Exercise coaching exercise database in accordance with Exercise interventions and timeframe;
  • Conduct routine collation and compilation of information on Agricultural and Vitamin intervention and for replace to Exercise database;
  • Chargeable for sustaining the integrity and efficiency of Exercise database;
  • Help the common replace of program information, present routine supportive supervision on information entry and reporting;
  • Help identification of capability constructing wants and coaching of program service suppliers at neighborhood, LGA and state degree and guarantee correct submitting of M&E proof and paperwork;
  • Help state crew and M&E officer on well timed information compilation and reporting in response to Exercise MEL plan;
  • Liaise with service supplier (Vitamin Volunteers, Extension Brokers, Agricultural Subject Brokers and Vitamin Promoters Volunteers) and key program companions to make sure information assortment instruments can be found on the implementation ranges;
  • Guarantee common communication and sharing of constraints / successes with M&E Supervisor.
  • Help coaching on M&E instruments in step with recognized capability wants and supply ongoing mentoring help;
  • Carry out every other duties as could also be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualification and Expertise

  • B.Sc. / HND in Pc Science, Statistics, Arithmetic, Agriculture, Social Sciences or associated discipline with a minimal of 5 (5) years’ working expertise performing comparable or associated roles in a structured surroundings.


The perfect candidate will need to have:

  • Glorious interpersonal expertise and skill to work in a tea-oriented multicultural surroundings.
  • Potential to speak fluently (orally and in writing) in Hausa and English Language.
  • Good information of ICT4D and Administration Data Methods, Microsoft Workplace (Outlook, Excel, Phrase and PowerPoint).
  • Potential to ship correct and well timed reviews and skill to work with minimal supervision and with tight deadlines.


We provide extremely aggressive wage with equally engaging advantages and wonderful working circumstances in a pleasing campus surroundings.

Utility Closing Date

twenty sixth October, 2020.

Methodology of Utility

candidates ought to full the net software attaching detailed Cowl letter and Curriculum Vitae saved with their names in Microsoft phrase format. The appliance should embody the names and e-mail addresses of three skilled referees which should embody the applicant’s present or earlier direct Supervisor, skilled colleague and proof of present remuneration package deal.

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Be aware: IITA is an equal alternative employer and is dedicated to constructing a various workforce. Whereas all purposes shall be acknowledged, please notice that solely shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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